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Fatafehi Rd, Tonga
This spot, near the boat-charter office, is not merely a restaurant, it’s a great place to stop for books, maps and island crafts as well as local info. If there’s an event going on in Vava’u, you’ll hear about it here.
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Neiafu, Tonga
While it’s not a shop exactly, this café (and several others in the port) keeps a selection of books for visitors to peruse. The books are free for the taking, and if you’ve got one you’ve recently finished, you can leave it behind for someone...
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Fatafehi Rd, Tonga
The Aquarium Café is a highly popular place, thanks to its wonderful views of the bay, great food at reasonable prices and warm, friendly service. The menu extends from meatballs and burgers to sandwiches, fish & chips and pizza.
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Neiafu, Tonga
This Neiafu venue, whose most famous incarnation was as Tonga Bob’s (which closed in 2013), is now called the Bounty. It’s still one of the most welcoming bars in town, with friendly service. There are plenty of options on the drinks menu, and the...
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There’s not much in Talihau aside from a guesthouse, a fishing operation, a church and a beach. But it’s known in the region as one of the very first villages in Vava'u to take part in a huge soil-and-sand-conservation project—with great results—...
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Utakalongalu Market, located near the main wharf in Neiafu, is a busy and atmospheric place, full of hawkers—mostly Tongan women—selling seasonal produce, from carrots and Chinese lettuce to taro and yams. If you’re not interested in buying food...
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Unnamed Road, Neiafu, Tonga
Named after the flat-topped mountain that rises 131 meters behind the Port of Refuge, Mount Talau National Park was established in 1995 to preserve the local rain forest. In the park, just a couple of kilometers from Neiafu, a short trail passes...
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Unnamed Road, Tu'anikivale, Tonga
Founded by Tonga's former Assistant Director of Agriculture Haniteli Fa'anunu to preserve Tonga's diverse flora and fauna, these gorgeous nine-hectare (22-acre) gardens feature over 500 plant varieties and 150 plant families. Fa'anunu himself...
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Neiafu, Tonga

Set on a hill above the famous Port of Refuge, the colonial-era St. Joseph’s Cathedral is a landmark that offers visual character. Step inside its whitewashed walls on a Sunday morning and you might witness locals in their best dress and...